Essay on Becoming An Engineer Is A Rewarding Job

777 Words Jan 20th, 2016 4 Pages
“Engineers like to solve problems. If there are no problems handily available, they will create their own problems” (Scott Adams). Engineers have a very fulfilling job being able to create items and devises that have not been thought of in the past. There are many reasons why becoming an Engineer is a rewarding job but to me there are three specific reasons I want to become an Engineer. These reasons would include using creativity, receiving higher salaries, and being proud.
Using creativity everyday is a very rewarding part of engineering. According to Carl Selinger, to many people that are not engineers, engineers are not considered to be creative. However, that is not true. Merriam-Webster says that creativity is “the ability to make new things or think of new ideas.” Engineers build many new devices and keep building on old ideas trying to improve the technology of the world. According to Carl Selinger, one of the most common “creativity- enhancing” techniques used by engineers is called brainstorming. Brainstorming is what helps engineers come up with new ideas and better their own ideas. For example, some students form St. Cloud State University have been asked to brainstorm ideas for a new MRI machine. In this group of students, the creativity started to show on a piece of paper after the new idea’s started. After putting the creative thoughts on a piece of paper, it takes a special and creative mind to put it together in real life. To me, being able to use…

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